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Dry Eye Academy

Date: 4/08/2019

Venue: Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour, 70-100 Murray Street, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009

Provider: Alcon Vision Care

Contact: Kiani Pandit, [E] kiani.pandit@alcon.com, [P] 0448 292 255

Learning Objectives

  • Understand tear film physiology
  • Understand the epidemiology & pathogenesis of Dry Eye Disease (DED)
  • Understand the TFOS DEWS II Definition and classification system for (DED)
  • Understand the diagnosis methodology of DED
  • Understand how to use Dry Eye diagnostic tests for assessing the eye and the adnexa
  • Understand how to use Dry Eye diagnostic tests for assessing the tears
  • Understand the management and therapy of Dry Eye Disease
  • Understand treatment options, artificial tears at all levels and what patients most likely to use
  • Understand the chemistry behind aqueous and lipid layer tear supplements and their role behind DED
  • Understand limitations in treatment options and referring for ophthalmic surgery
  • Understand best clinical practice with DED and current Dry Eye treatment trends

Max points awarded: 12.75

Session Information

Name
Tear Film Physiology
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.67
Name
Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Diagnosis
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.33
Name
Workshop 1 – assessing the eye & adnexa
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Workshop 2 – Assessing the tears
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Work shop 3 - Dry eye and referring for ophthalmic surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Treatment – Eyedrops (Step 1 DEWS II)
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Treatment – Others, Step 1-4 of DEWS II
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Case Studies
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Meet the Expert/s (KOL/s) – discussion of dry eye and its treatment/impact
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Tear Film PhysiologyFace to Face without AssessmentYesNo0.67
Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and DiagnosisFace to Face without AssessmentYesNo1.33
Workshop 1 – assessing the eye & adnexa Face to Face Small WorkshopYesNo2.25
Workshop 2 – Assessing the tears Face to Face Small WorkshopYesNo2.25
Work shop 3 - Dry eye and referring for ophthalmic surgeryFace to Face Small WorkshopYesNo2.25
Treatment – Eyedrops (Step 1 DEWS II)Face to Face without AssessmentYesNo1.00
Treatment – Others, Step 1-4 of DEWS II Face to Face without AssessmentYesNo1.00
Case StudiesFace to Face without AssessmentYesNo1.00
Meet the Expert/s (KOL/s) – discussion of dry eye and its treatment/impact Face to Face without AssessmentYesNo1.00